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Charles C. Chapple papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/207-01
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts, printed material, and photographs, drawings, and slides, 1901-1983, documenting the career and research of pediatrician Charles C. Chapple. The bulk of the collection concerns Chapple's work on congenital dislocation of the hip in infants; fetal abnormalities and developmental defects; and the development of the Chapple Incubator and Isolette.Series 1 contains miscellaneous correspondence and printed...

Charles. C. Chapple sketchbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/207-02
Scope and Contents Undated sketchbook containing drawings of Charles C. Chapple inventions, including atomizing devices, humidifiers, and spray mechanisms, for use in pediatric incubators and croup tents. Includes drawing of Chapple Electric Ear Lamp.

Records of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 6/014-01
Overview Established in 1855, the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was the first hospital in the United States to care exclusively for children, and was key in establishing the foundations of modern day pediatric medicine. Medical staff members at CHOP have been at the forefront of innovation for decades, and their work has had impacts which can be seen to this day, in the form of the Isolette Incubator, the Measles vaccine, and its participation in The Human Genome Project. The Children's Hospital...